////Utagawa Hiroshige. The Bay of Kuroto in Kazusa province, from the series ‘Views of famous places in the provinces’ / Fan print, 1855.

Utagawa Hiroshige. The Bay of Kuroto in Kazusa province, from the series ‘Views of famous places in the provinces’ / Fan print, 1855.

The Bay of Kuroto in Kazusa province [Kazusa Kuroto no ura]  – an uncut fan print showing “Three women, wearing stylish cotton summer robes are shown in a skiff, admiring the view of Mount Fuji while looking back at the other passengers being helped into small boats”. From the series: Views of famous places in the provinces [Shokoku meisho zue].

Ref: Sebastian Izzard. Important Japanese Prints 1830–1860 March 14–20, 2020 exhibition [LIB-2398.2020], №. 53. Not in Faulkner’s Hiroshige Fan Prints, however, there are three other prints from the series, under № 95, 96 and 97 on p. 95.

Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige [歌川 広重] a.k.a. Andō Hiroshige [安藤 広重] (Japanese, 1797 – 1858).

Publisher: Iseya Sōemon [伊勢屋惣右衛門] (Japanese, c. 1776 – 1862).

Date seal: 2/1855
Signed: Hiroshige ga.
Censor’s seal: aratame (certified) and date.
Publisher’s seal: Iseya Sōemon.

Size: Aiban yoko-e uchiwa-e; 22.9 x 29.8 cm

SKU: SVJP-0358.2022 Categories: ,

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